Matthew Wisner

Dick Bove: Trump Doesn’t Need to Repeal Dodd-Frank

President-elect Donald Trump has been a harsh critic of Dodd-Frank and its impact on the financial sector. But Rafferty Capital Markets Banking Analyst Dick Bove suggested Trump could work with the Federal Reserve to improve the relationship between the government and the banks, and boost the long-term growth of the sector without repealing Dodd-Frank.

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The Latest Buzz in Biotech

Shares in Juno Therapeutics and Amicus Therapeutics tumble on disappointing news, and one important drug at Pfizer takes a big step forward.

A Bold, Short-Term Trade Idea On Energy ETFs

Most traders and investors have been cheering the energy sector this year as the group is the best-performing segment in the S&P 500. That fanfare has increased in recent days as the Energy Select Sector SPDR (NYSEArca: XLE) and rival energy exchange traded funds are rallying following last week’s Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)…

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3 Top Healthcare Stocks

Whether youre looking for blazing growth or steadily increasing investment income, the healthcare sector is ready to meet your needs.

Are You Positioned for Higher Rates?

By Rod Smyth, RiverFront Investment Group Chief Investment Strategist We believe U.S. long-term interest rates may have hit a multi-year low, perhaps even an all-time low. If we are correct then bond portfolios and the bond portion of balanced portfolios require scrutiny in our view. This is a bold statement, so let’s examine some of…

Austria, Italy Elections Put Euro ETF in the Spotlight

Weekend elections in Austria and Italy sparked increased activity for the euro and put the CurrencyShares Euro Currency Trust (NYSEArca: FXE) in the spotlight. FXE deserves some credit for what turned out to be a solid Monday performance. However, that does not mean the near-term outlook for the common currency is perfectly sanguine. While the…

Pros Bet on More Upside for Copper ETFs

After starting the year as a laggard among commodities exchange traded products, the iPath Bloomberg Copper Subindex Total Return ETN (NYSEArca: JJC) has reversed that scenario in significant fashion, surging nearly 20% over the past month. Copper prices are benefiting as investors anticipate greater demand out of China and increased infrastructure projects under president-elect Donald…

Another Dose of Good News for Energy ETFs

The Energy Select Sector SPDR (NYSEArca: XLE), the largest equity-based energy exchange traded fund, is 2016’s best-performing member of the sector SPDR suite of ETFs. That after the energy sector was the worst-performing group in the S&P 500 last year and a drag in 2014 as oil careened into a bear market. In addition to…

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